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Swanson Russell Welcomes New Employee Colby Dolan

Swanson Russell welcomes six new employees: Colby Dolan, Erika Farrell, Megan Fonfara, Becca Grosskurth, Kelsey Pittam and Ryan Stoner. Dolan joins the Lincoln office as a motion designer. The Minden native graduated from the University of Nebraska­–Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in advertisi...

Long And Short Term Goals Set For Master Plan

Minden City Council members, employees, and residents met February 4 at the Minden Opera House to finalize priorities for long and short term goals in the Parks and Rec Master Plan. Brenda Jensen from Miller & Associates led the meeting. Residents have access to eight City maintained recreation area...

FoxFit Opens Location In Axtell

Former army master fitness and staff sergeant Jason Fox has relocated his training center to Axtell.  While in Kearney, FoxFit helped people lose over 1,500 combined pounds. Now Fox is changing lives one pound at a time with a focus on youth development and a more individualized program. “If you ...

Council Approves One And Six Year Street Plan

The Minden City Council was able to hold their February 1 meeting before bad weather closed down travel. City Attorney Tom Lieske was not in attendance. Mayor Ted Griess began the meeting by offering his sincere thanks to Ryan Hurst, Chris Klahn, Matt Cederburg, and their crews for the hard work the...

Supervisors Discuss Sidewalks, Road Matters

Severe winter weather forced the Kearney County Board of Supervisors to meet two days later than scheduled. Luke Dutcher from Miller & Associates attended the February 4 meeting to discuss plans for sidewalk repair. All cement used in the plan will be a 47B concrete and it will run eight inches deep...

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Agriculture Committee Focuses On Housekeeping Bills

By Seth Olson, Nebraska News Service In the future, Nebraskans may not have to include their Social Security number when applying for permits and licenses under the state’s Department of Agriculture,...

Nebraska Pioneer And Heritage Farm Award Applications Now Available

AKSARBEN Foundation is currently accepting applications for the annual Nebraska Pioneer and Heritage Farm Awards. Sponsored by AKSARBEN Foundation and Nebraska Farm Bureau, the program honors farm families...

Highway 10 Kitchen Open For Business

Making the most out of limited space, Barb Newcombe and her daughters Emily McGregor and Erin Grant opened Hwy 10 Kitchen January 24. The small building at CPI’s fueling station is the newest restaurant...

City Seeks Citizen Input For Downtown Revitalization

The City of Minden will hold a Downtown Revitalization Plan Public Input Kick-off Meeting at the Minden Opera House from noon to 1pm on Tuesday, February 9. The meeting will be an opportunity for citizens,...

Supervisors Look At Officer Shortage

The Kearney County Board of Equalization met January 19 with board member William Pittner absent. The board accepted the application for tax exemption for two Community Action Partnership vehicles presented...

Water Main Break

Inspire 2016 A Big Success For MOH

City Council Discusses Streets During 1&6 Hearing

May Township Will Move To Phase 2 Designation

Minden Schools Learn Value Of Recycling

Community, Friends Rally For Ramos

School Board Approves Change Orders

Peterson Joins First Bank And Trust Co. In Minden

Ricketts Introduces Bills Related To Transportation

Aurora Coop Announces Available Scholarship


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Whippets Fall To Swedes

The Minden Whippets boys basketball team was on the road Saturday traveling to Gothenburg for a Southwest Conference matchup against the Swedes. Minden was competitive with the Swedes through three quarters...

Cats Down Overton

Axtell’s boys moved on in the FKC Tournament with a quarterfinal win versus Overton 73-50 at the Viaero Event Center on February 5. The Cats upped their record to 16-2. Reaching the 70-point plateau...

Falcon Girls Win In OT

Wilcox-Hildreth opened play in the weather-delayed Fort Kearny Conference Tournament with a thrilling overtime win against Pleasanton 36-33 on February 4 at Kearney’s Viaero Event Center. The Lady Falcons...

Wildcats Reach FKC Final

About a month ago Axtell beat Sumner-Eddyville-Miller by 19. This matchup, in the semifinals of the FKC tournament on February 6 at the Viaero Event Center, was closer and more was at stake but the Cats...

Whippet Wrestlers Medal Eight In SWC Meet

The Minden Whippets wrestling team is heading down the home stretch to its 2015-16 season on Friday by competing in the Southwest Conference wrestling meet hosted by Broken Bow. The Whippets will have...

Cats, Falcons Medal Eight At Fort Kearny Conference Wrestling Meet

Falcons Clip Franklin

ats Medal Five At Arapahoe

Whippets Take Third At D-T Invitational

Exstrom A Finalist For National Coach Of The Year

Minden Downs Cozad For SWC Title

Simonton Signs National Letter Of Intent

State-Rated Wildcats Hold Off Falcons

Cats, Falcons At South Loup Invite

Last Second Tip In By Holdrege Edges Whippets At Home 40-39